Auction 154, Lot 498

"Plan von Paris und Umgebung",

Subject: Paris, France

Period: 1870 (dated)


Color: Black & White

29.3 x 20.5 inches
74.4 x 52.1 cm

This intricately engraved plan of Paris and its surroundings was published in Vienna by Rudolf Lechner, with lithography by Schischa and terrain by Fritz. The course of the Seine is delineated, and streets, fortifications, parks, railways, and more are located. The plan is surrounded by an elaborate decorative border. Purple paper title label on verso.


Condition: A

Issued folding with a few faint spots, hints of minor offsetting along some of the folds, some slight extraneous creasing, and a few tiny holes that are only visible when held up to light.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/16/2015